|US Patent #||
|EU Grant #||
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||
27" / 22" / 33"
|Most Active Growing Season|
Best in well drained, fertile soil. Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral soils are fine.
100 – 150 ppm
Dormant in winter.
Dry moderately between waterings.
Compared to 'Bolero', it is more upright, more clumping, with larger flowers and larger, denser inflorescences. Longer blooming.
Use in the mid border as a single plant or a mass, Use in large containers.
|Finish Time to 4"||
6 – 8 weeks
Took Top 10 award at Univerisity of Georgia perennial trials 2017.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 at Pennsylvania State University trials 2017 ("Excellent. One of the best")
#4 of the top pollinators (in order of attractiveness) at Ohio State University trials 2017, including annuals.
One of Vaughn Fletcher's "Phenomenal Perennials" in Greenhouse Product News January 2018.
Long days benefit overall plant vigor and flowering. Pinch at transplant is beneficial.